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CLGF Youth Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Town of Port Hedland
The Town of Port Hedland Youth Development Scholarship will support the Communications Officer to undertake a Graduate Certificate Of Communication to assist in expanding their skills in the areas of public relations, journalism, digital media and communicaiton design. The Town's Strategic Community Plan aims to deliver continual engagement, change community perceptions and attitudes through communication of which the nominated course will compliment and assist in reaching targets.
Pilbara
$9,964
CLGF Community Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Town of Port Hedland
The Town of Port Hedland Community Development Scholarship will support the Facilities Operations Office to undertake a Diploma of Community Services to assist in developing a sound understanding of community services, program delivery and the expectations of the community. This will in turn enable the applicant to further develop her enthusiasm for working in the youth zone, a community centre hub for the Towns youth. The course supports the Towns Strategic Community Plan objectives of building a unified and vibrant community and of recognising and supporting those who want to make Port Hedland a permanant home.
Pilbara
$5,680
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Wongan-Ballidu
The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu Youth Development Traineeship will support a Business Administration trainee to undertake a Certificate lll in Business that will allow them to develop and learn new skillsto assist in their future employment and encourage the trainee to remain in the local community. The traineeship supports the Shire's Workforce Development Plan identifies major challenges to recruiting and retaining sufficient skilled staff. This is due to the ageing demographic of the current workforce, as well as the overall ageing of the local population, a lack of skilled local people seeking employment and an overall lack of young people in the region seeking employment.
Wheatbelt
$12,426
CLGF Community Development Grants2017/2018Shire of Westonia
The Shire of Westonia aims to develop and implement a social community wellbeing program to improve the liveability and health outcomes of our residents accessible by all members of the community across the Shire of Westonia. The program consists of a series of workshops over an 8 month period and will target Health and well being, recreation and leisure, youth, families and seniors and also identify volunteers to share skills learnt and encourage them to then be mentors or instructors in the future. The workshops are designed to align with one of the four key elements in the Shire's Strategic Community Plan. The project is designed to improve, strengthen partnerships and facilitate opportunities within the Westonia Community.
Wheatbelt
$19,431
CLGF Youth Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Shire of West Arthur
The Shire of West Arthur Youth Development Scholarship will support the Customer Service Officer to undertake a Certificate lll in Community Services to gain skills and knowledge to support the community through the provision of specific community based programs which is her career goal. The Shire's Workforce Development Plan identifies an ageing population and skills shortage of people to meet the needs of seniors, people with disablilities and establishing lasting connections that facilitate growth and development of which the scholarship training aligns with.
Wheatbelt
$2,061
CLGF Community Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Shire of Waroona
The Shire of Waroona Community Development Scholarship will suppor the Community Development Assistant to undertake a Double Degree in Community Development and Management. This qualification will enhance the applicants understanding of the role community development plays in local government. The course supports the Shire's strategic community plan in the areas of project development, delivery of community events and workshops as well as community planning and improved community networks.
Peel
$3,703
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Wagin
The Shire of Wagin Youth Development Traineeship will support a Customer Service trainee to undertake a Certificate lll in Business Administration to develop the skills and knowledge to work effectively with others, perform customer service functions and assist in planning services and community events. The Shire's workforceplan identifies and reports on the internal capacity and capability to meet current and future needs to meet goals and objectives of the Shire and Community. Of note is the declining youth population in Wagin of which the engagement of a trainee will give the shire a view on things from younger eyes and ensure a reliable and local young person whill gain the skills needed to enhance the output of the shire.
Great Southern
$16,290
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Nannup
The Shire of Nannup Youth Development Traineeship will support an Administration Officer trainee to undertake a number of duties including customer service. Depending on the trainees interests, different skills and opportunities will be offered and developed. The traineeship supports the Shires Workforce Development Plan by providing the first point of contact for all customers and will also assist the library services,licensing and all aread of corporate services.
South West
$16,423
CLGF Community Development Grants2017/2018Shire of Murray
The Shire of Murray proposes to work with an informal group, Pinjarra Connect to undertake a suite of activities and projects as a pilot project to reactivate the Pinjarra town centre and bring community and local business together to create a vibrant, close and connected community. The project will include events and activities, art projects and 'bump in' spaces delivered over a six month period. The implementation of the Pinjarra Revitalisaion Plan is identified within the Shire's Community Strategic and Business Plan and has key actions such as the undertaking of placemaking to strengthen Shire, community and key stakeholder relationships.
Peel
$17,470
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Mukinbudin
The Shire of Mukinbudin Youth Development Traineeship will support a Finance/Administration trainee officer to undertake a Certificate lll in Local Government to learn and develop skills around basic accounting and customer service as well as transport licensing, library services and data entry. The traineeship will support the Shire's Workforce Development Plan by supporting works which may otherwise may not be completed without additional resources and allowing a recent high school graduate to gain employment in the local community.
Wheatbelt
$16,500
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Moora
The Shire of Moora Youth Development Traineeship will support a Wastewater Operator trainee who will gain both practical accredited skills and theoretical knowledge for a training program deliverd by the Water Corporation. It ias been identified through workforce planning a need to train a wastewater operator for continued sustainability and development of wasterwater management in the Shire. Also by keeping young adults employed in a rural area, the Shire can offer access to the most up to date technology which can lead to a long -term career and to retain and develop qualified individuals in an essential service.
Wheatbelt
$20,000
CLGF Youth Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Shire of Moora
The Shire of Moora Youth Development Scholarship will support the Childcare Educator to undertake a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care to develop new skill sets and responsibilities as well as enhancing her understanding of childcare laws and regulations. The qualification will assist the staff member to meet strict guidelines that are established by the Education and Care Regulatory Unit and provide the opportunity for retaining qualified staff in a regional area.
Mid West
$10,000
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Merredin
The Shire of Mingenew Youth Development Traineeship will support an administration trainee to undertake a Certificate ll in Business to assist in learning skills and knowledge customer service skills, understanding of finance applications and the opportunity to obtain a qualification to assist in future employment opportunities. The Shire's Workforce Development Plan has highlighted the ageing demographic of the workforce and is focussed on having long term planning and ability to attract and retain skilled staff. The traineeship is seen as a way to address the skills shortage and provide opportunities for future employment in the organisation.
Gascoyne
$12,556
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Mingenew
The Shire of Mingenew Youth Development Traineeship will support a Towns Works trainee to undertake a Certificate IV in Work Health Safety to assist in learning skills and knowledge around general turf maintenance, gardening and occupational health and safety work practices. The Shire's Workforce Development Plan has highlighted the aging demographic of the workforce and is focussed on having long term planning and ability to attract and retain skilled staff. The traineeship is seen as a way to address the skills shortage and provide opportunities for future employment in the organisation.
Mid West
$16,200
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Merredin
The Shire of Merredin Youth Development Traineeship will support an Entertainment/Arts officer traineeship in the undertaking of a Certificate ll in Creative Industries to assist in learning the skills and requirements of running the Cummins Theatre and to encourage and promote cultural and artistic activities in the district. The Shire's Workforce Development Plan through this traineeship addressess several challenges that faces the Shire. One being the retention and recruitment of appropriately qualified theatre managers. This opportunity will enable a local young person to eventually manage this valuable public amenity and makes provision for succession planning.
Wheatbelt
$17,995
CLGF Youth Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Shire of Manjimup
The Shire of Manjimup Youth Development Scholarship will support the Construction and Maintenance Worker to undertake a Certificate lll in Civil Construction Plant Operations to assist in learning new skills and formalise the on the job training and learning in the works department. The training directly links to the Shire's Strategic Community Plan and community goals around improving infrastructure and having skilled employees to construct and maintain the infrastructure.
South West
$10,000
CLGF Youth Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Shire of Manjimup
The Shire of Manjimup Youth Development Scholarship will support the aquatic centre duty manager to undertake a Diploma of Leadership and Management to assist in pursuing a career in management on a larger scale in local government. This training provides the necessary skills to assist in building and leading a team, overseeing staff performance, managing budgets and undertaking project management. The Shire's Workforce Development Plan makes provision for ensuring it has vibrant recreational activities and facilities now and into the future that is supported by recreation industry professionals. In addition, management roles within the Shires sport and recreational teams are difficult to recruit for locally due to a lack of formalised skills in the industry and leadership.
South West
$3,660
CLGF Youth Development Scholarship Program2017/2018Shire of Leonora
The Shire of Leonora Youth Development Scholarship will support the Accounts Officer to undertake a Certificate IV in Accounting to assist in applying theoretical and specialist knowledge and skills within the financial and accounting environment and to assist with career progression and development of senior positions. The Shire's Workforce Development Plan identifies leadership as being innovative, proactive and supports the provision of opportunties for future leadership and developing and assisting staff to reach their potential.
Goldfields
$5,626
CLGF Youth Development Traineeship Program2017/2018Shire of Kellerberrin
The Shire of Kellerberrin Youth Development Traineeship will support a Business Administration trainee to undertake a Certificate lll in Business that will allow them to develop and learn new skills in the areas of customer service, finance, administration and communication that will benefit the City, local community and a range of future employment opportunities. The traineeship supports the City's Workforce Development Plan that makes provision for an administrative trainee in its succession planning and providing an employment opportunity for local young person.
Wheatbelt
$20,000
CLGF Community Development Grants2017/2018Shire of Katanning
The Shire of Katanning is planning to deliver a capacity building initiative focused on creating opportunities through food culture for a diverse, multicultural community through broadening the existing community skill base to enhancing economic development, job creation and social cohesion. The project will offer training, skill development, support and information regarding small business development and the telling of local stories through tourism to assist in building and developing community pride and resilience. The projects vision is to instigate new business opportunities and enable diversification of employment and tourism to compliment the traditional focus of agribusiness and the sense of belonging to a multicultural community.
Wheatbelt
$19,492
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